Famous descendants of Englishman Charles Hoare (1590-1638) and his wife Joanna Hincksman (1586-1661). Their children were closely involved with the family of Lord John Lisle, part of the group to order the execution of King Charles I. As such, many of them later fled to America when the Royalists returned to power.

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  • Evarts, Allen W (1848-1920) (son of William) - founder of Yale College's Wolf's Head Society, and was first president of its alumni association. He was a law partner, corporate president, and trustee of Vassar College.
  • Evarts, Maxwell (1862-1913) - New York City district attorney, and later as General Counsel for E. H. Harriman, which later became the Union Pacific Railroad. He was president of two Windsor, Vermont, banks. In politics, Maxwell served as a member of the Vermont House of Representatives and was a Vermont State Fair Commissioner.
  • Evarts, William Max (1818-1901) - ( MSherman, RPrescott, BPrescott4, BPrescott3, EHoar, JHoar, CHoare1) - an American lawyer and statesman who served as U.S. Secretary of State, U.S. Attorney General and U.S. Senator from New York. He defended President Andrew Johnson during his impeachment hearing and became Secretary of State in Rutherford B. Hayes' administration.

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  • Greene, Daniel C (1843-1913) - (father of Jerome) - Daniel and his wife were amongst the very first Christian missionaries to Japan, living and serving there 1867-1913. Several children born there.
  • Greene, David (1797-1866) - (Son-in-law to Jeremiah Evarts) - was for twenty years the corresponding secretary of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.
  • Greene, Evaris Boutell (1870-1947) - (brother of Jerome) became a historian and was appointed Columbia University's first De Witt Clinton Professor of History in 1923 and department chairman from 1926 to 1939. He was chairman of the Columbia Institute of Japanese Studies 1936–39. He was a noted authority on the American Colonial and Revolutionary War periods
  • Greene, Jerome D (1874-1959) - ( DCGreene, MEvarts, MSherman, RPrescott, BPrescott4, BPrescott3, EHoar, JHoar, CHoare1) - a foundation administrator, banker, and secretary of the Corporation of Harvard University.
  • Greene, Roger S (1881-1947) -(brother of Jerome) American diplomat to China
  • Greene, Roger S (1840-1930) - (son of Daniel Crosby above) - held diplomatic posts in Brazil, Japan, Siberia, and China; at Hankow (1911–1914) he performed with distinction as consul general during the Chinese revolution.

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  • Hoar, Elizabeth S (1814-1878) - ( RPrescott, BPrescott4, BPrescott3, EHoar, JHoar, CHoare1) was engaged to Charles Chauncy Emerson (1808–1836), youngest brother of Ralph Waldo Emerson and young law partner of Samuel Hoar; Charles died of tuberculosis before they could marry, and she never married. She was an intimate of the Emerson, Hawthorne and Thoreau families. R.W. Emerson invited Elizabeth into the Transcendentalist community, and she aided in producing their journal, The Dial.
  • Hoar, Ebenezer R (1816-1895) - ( RPrescott, BPrescott4, BPrescott3, EHoar, JHoar, CHoare1) - was Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, and US Attorney General for President Ulysses Grant; later nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court by Grant, but the nomination was not approved by the Senate; he married Caroline Brooks of Concord.
  • Hoar, Sarah S (1817-1907)- married Robert Boyd Storer (1796–1870), a Boston, Massachusetts importer trading with Russia, and Russian Consul at Boston.[11][12]
  • Hoar, Edward S (1823-1893) - married childhood neighbor Elizabeth Hallet Prichard of Concord,[14] and was an intimate of Henry David Thoreau (the Thoreau family lived across Main street from the Hoars, in several different houses over the years). Edward Sherman was a California state district attorney for the fourth Judicial district in 1850.
  • Hoar, Greoge F, Sen, (1826-1904) - became a prominent U.S. Senator representing Massachusetts for 27 years, from 1877 until his death.
  • Hoar, Samuel (1778-1856) ( SHoar2, SHoar1, JHoar4, DHoar2, DHoar1, JHoar1, CHoare1) - was a United States lawyer and politician. Over his career, a prominent Massachusetts anti-slavery politician and spokesperson. Hoar may be best known in American history for his 1844 trip to Charleston, South Carolina as an appointed Commissioner of the state of Massachusetts. He went to South Carolina to investigate and contest the laws of that state, which allowed the seizure of sailors who were free African Americans (often who were citizens of Massachusetts) and placed into bondage, if such sailors disembarked from their ship.
  • Hoar, Samuel (1743-1832)-(father of Samuel above) was a lieutenant of the Lincoln, Massachusetts company at the Concord battle on April 19, 1775. For many years a member of the Massachusetts General Court as a representative and senator, and a member in the 1820 - 1821 Massachusetts Constitutional Convention.[21]
  • Hoar, Samuel (1845-1904) son of Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar, was editor of the American Law Review from 1873 to 1879. In 1887 he became general counsel for the Boston and Albany Railroad Company.[22]
  • Hoar, Samuel (1887-1952) was partner in a prominent Boston law firm, called during his lifetime Goodwin, Procter and Hoar.

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